Honored Artist of the RSFSR (12/30/1975). People's Artist of the RSFSR (03/18/1991). He spent his childhood in Baku; in Sverdlovsk, he studied at the flight school. In 1946 he graduated from the studio at the Sverdlovsk Drama Theater. Since 1947 - actor of the Leningrad Comedy Theater, then - the Leningrad Komsomol Theater. From 1963 he played in the Leningrad BDT named after Gorky, from 1971 - actor of the film studio "Lenfilm", since 1993 - actor of the Petersburg Academic Theater of Comedy named after N.P. Akimov. Nowadays Vladimir Tatosov plays in the performances of the theaters "Baltic House", "Shelter of the Comedian" and "Entreprise named after Andrei Mironov." Many performed on the stage, winner of All-Russian and All-Union competitions of pop artists; One year he worked together with Arkady Raikin. In the film by Andrei Tarkovsky, "Solaris" voiced by Yuri Yarvet. Member of the World Club of Petersburgers since 2003.